Ministry of defense in a Facebook post said that the Taliban fighters ousted from Qala-e-naw city of western Badghis province by Afghan government force members.
The ministry also said that ANDSF personnel commenced patrolling the city as normal.
Taliban militants were driven from the building of provincial National Directorate office, national police headquarter and the building of central prison in city, Ministry of defense says.
Spokesperson of Ministry of Interior affairs Tariq Arian in his recent tweet said that Qala-e-naw city has been cleared of Taliban fighters and the city is now fully under ANDSF members’ control. Arian added that the fighters were inflicted heavy casualty.
Spokespersons of the Taliban have not commented on the issue yet.
The central city of Badghis province was toppled by the Taliban this noon after the neighboring districts fell to the militants. It was the first time that provincial capital falls to Taliban since the fighters launched offensive operation toppling over one hundred districts mostly in northern Afghanistan.
It comes as the ministry of defense announced that over six hundred Taliban militants killed as a result land and aerial operation by ANDSF in past 24 hours.